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  1. Poughkeepsie closes schools due threat on social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    The superintendent says in a message posted on the district's website that schools are closed Wednesday "out of an abundance of caution." The district says it is aware of, and taking seriously, a recent post on social media about a threatened shooting at Poughkeepsie High School.

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  2. Agency: Rikers Island, 4 upstate jails 'worst' in NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    A state watchdog agency has deemed Rikers Island and four upstate jails as the worst local jails in New York. The Commission of Correction on Wednesday submitted to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the leaders of the Legislature a report that identifies "the most problematic local correctional facilities."

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  3. Woman blamed in fiance's kayaking death is leaving prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    In this Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, Angelika Graswald stands with her attorneys Jeffrey Chartier, left, and Richard Portale during her sentencing at the Orange County courthouse in Goshen, N.Y. Graswald, initially charged with murder in the drowning death of her fiance during a New York kayak outing, is being released from prison after pleading guilty to a lesser charge. Graswald, of Poughkeepsie, admitted she should have perceived the risk of danger and was sentenced in November to 16 months to four years in prison.

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  4. Mass shootings prompt college to drop mascot's name: ShooterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    The growing number of mass shootings across the nation has prompted a New York college to drop Shooter as the nickname for its sports mascot. The Poughkeepsie Journal reports that Marist College in Poughkeepsie came up with a new name for the costumed mascot for its Red Foxes men's and women's basketball teams after last month's mass shooting at a country music concert in Las Vegas left 58 people dead and hundreds wounded.

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  5. Pianist Ilya Yakushev plays 'Tempest' at Milford TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Ilya Yakushev, "one of the very best young pianists before the public today" , will present a program called "Tempest of the Heart" at the Milford Theater, 114 E. Catherine St., Milford, on Saturday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m. "Mr. Yakushev can do just about anything he wants," said a New York Times music critic, and what he'll do on Nov. 4 is play Beethoven's "Tempest" sonata and pieces by Tchaikovsky and Liszt. Yakushev came to the music world's attention when he won the Young Artists Concerto Competition in St. Petersburg, Russia.

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  6. NY school locked down after students fight, parents brawlRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Authorities say a Hudson Valley high school had to be placed in lockdown after a fight broke out among students and another brawl erupted when parents arrived on the scene. City of Poughkeepsie police tell the Poughkeepsie Journal that at least 10 officers were sent to Poughkeepsie High School just before noon Tuesday after a fight broke out between students.

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